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[Corncob Doll Demonstration]

Description: Photograph of Charlene Berryman, from Kingsbury, Texas, making corncob dolls at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. She is sitting at a table and working with corn and cornhusks. Finished dolls, that are wearing dresses and bonnets, are on the table. Other festival participants are visible in the background.
Date: [1973-09-07..1973-09-09]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections


Description: Patent for a knee-pad that is meant to protect cotton-pickers as they crawl in uncomfortable areas. The knee-pads are made up of a concave oval made from leather, metal, or another strong material, with cloth attached to the base and edges of the oval. Straps go around the cloth and around the leg to hold it in place.
Date: July 7, 1896
Creator: Fergusson, William P.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department